Feb. 15-17

San Diego. American Association of School Administrators National Conference on Education. Highlights will include preconference workshops on accountability and data-driven decision making, as well as an exhibit hall featuring more than 400 vendors.

Contact: (703) 528-0700 or conferences@aasa.org


Feb. 23-26

Anchorage. Alaska Society for Technology in Education 22nd Annual Conference. This event promises to provide educators statewide with a myriad of opportunities, including hands-on workshops, poster sessions, student presentations, exhibits, and more. Presentations and discussions will focus on today’s most pressing ed-tech matters, from new online technology to computer systems and instructional curriculum.

Contact: (987) 707-3847


Feb. 25-28

Long Beach, Calif. Technology in Education International Conference and Exposition. TechEd 2002 is a hands-on technology conference for educators and education decision-makers from around the world. The conference will feature hundreds of hands-on labs, preconference workshops, spotlight sessions, concurrent sessions, and roundtables, in addition to keynote addresses by renowned technology and education leaders. The exhibit hall will feature more than 200 technology companies serving the education market.

Contact: (916) 418-5133


Feb. 26-Mar. 1

Crystal City, Va. Consortium for School Networking Annual Conference. The goal of this conference is to educate K-12 professionals and decision-makers about how to use information technology and computer networks to serve schools more effectively. The conference will include demonstrations on how to implement new technology in schools, a town hall debate, an expert panel discussion, and an education policy briefing from top Washington leaders, including Under Secretary of Education Eugene Hickok and Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass.

Contact: (202) 466-6296, ext. 31



March 4-7

San Francisco. Association for the Advancement of International Education 37th Annual Conference. This event opens with a day of annual meetings for association members. Day two of the conference holds a series of breakout sessions with topics ranging from “Visual Teaching: Engaging a Generation of Visual Learners” to “Teaching Online: Log On and Deliver.” Keynotes addresses will be given by Gaston Caperton of the College Board and Monica Greeley, superintendent of the International School of Kenya.

Contact: (703) 993-4866


Mar. 6-8

Orlando. Florida Educational Technology Conference 2002. Featured speakers will include Beverley Connors, adaptive technology consultant; Alan November, educational technology visionary and consultant; and John Vaille, director of the Digital California Project for the Corporation for Educational Networking in California and former chief executive officer of the International Society for Technology in Education.

Contact: (850) 219-9600 or info@fetc.org


Mar. 6-8

Grand Rapids, Mich. Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning Annual Conference. Activities will include half-day and full-day preconference workshops, several hands-on lab sessions, more than 300 exhibits, and an awards luncheon to honor educators who have made technology an active ingredient in the learning process. There will be a keynote address from well-known author and lecturer Jennifer James, as well as addresses from other ed-tech professionals. Attendees should call before Feb. 25 for discounted rates.

Contact: (517) 694-9756


Mar. 9-11

San Antonio. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit more than 870 education-related exhibits focusing on technology services, products, and best practices. A number of hands-on workshops will allow attendees to learn more about the opportunities that are available to educators in the classroom.

Contact: (703) 575-5672


Mar. 10-12

Austin, Texas. Superintendent’s Technology Summit. Hosted by eSchool News, this summit gives K-12 executives a chance to understand and influence technology’s impact on the nation’s schools. Participants will gain insight into technology management models, strategies, and rarely discussed applications. They’ll also have the chance to help set the technology agenda for America’s schools through a special consensus-building session that addresses a key topic in educational technology.

Contact: (800) 394-0115, ext.120


Mar. 13-16

Seattle. Northwest Council for Computer Education Annual Conference. This event, titled “Metamorphoses: Changing the Faces of Technology,” will include several speakers, best practices, conference workshops, poster sessions, the largest technology exhibit in the Northwest, and the Northwest Student Showcase, featuring student achievements using technology.

Contact: (369) 650-4760